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Global ambition of Which? Trusted Trader award-winning business as it prepares to move with the times

June 12, 2024
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Global ambition of Which? Trusted Trader award-winning business as it prepares to move with the times

A Bristol removals firm has won a prestigious Which? award after little more than four years in business. Move On Removals and Storage was one of four businesses nominated in the Trusted Trader category of the acclaimed awards scheme, which champions businesses that consumers can rely on.   Its success...

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National housing consortium selects raft of Bristol law firms for its relaunched legal panel

June 12, 2024
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National housing consortium selects raft of Bristol law firms for its relaunched legal panel

Seven Bristol law firms have secured places on the legal panel of a major housing services organisation. The 24-strong panel making up the Communities and Housing Investment Consortium (CHIC) legal services framework will share work with an estimated value of £50m over four years.  CHIC supports housing providers and local...

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Business agent joins Christie & Co to boost its leisure team in the South West

June 12, 2024
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Business agent joins Christie & Co to boost its leisure team in the South West

Specialist business property adviser Christie & Co has appointed Gabriela Williams as a business agent to support its leisure team in the in the South West and Midlands. Gabriela, pictured, will be based in the firm’s Bristol and Birmingham offices, from where she will primarily focus on working with leisure...

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Bristol’s tech and science ecosystem gets its own ‘R&D playground’ as UWE’s incubator extension opens

June 7, 2024
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Bristol’s tech and science ecosystem gets its own ‘R&D playground’ as UWE’s incubator extension opens

The newly opened extension at Future Space, the innovation hub on UWE Bristol’s Frenchay campus, will create a “research and development playground” for the city, according to its director. Matt Freeman, who took up the role nine months ago, has spent much of that time overseeing the development of the...

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Bristol businesses call on all city’s General Election candidates to back ‘vital’ Climate and Nature Bill

June 6, 2024
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Bristol businesses call on all city’s General Election candidates to back ‘vital’ Climate and Nature Bill

More than 70 Bristol  firms have issued a joint letter to all prospective Parliamentary candidates standing in the city’s five constituencies, asking them to back the Climate and Nature Bill. Among those signing the letter are ethical bank Triodos – which coordinated the letter – international civil engineering group Arup, specialist...

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Former MoD building to become prime office space as new owner looks to meet demand for quality

June 4, 2024
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Former MoD building to become prime office space as new owner looks to meet demand for quality

A North Bristol office building previously occupied by the MoD is to be transformed into premium workspace by its new owner. 1300 Parkway North, pictured, was acquired by Warwickshire-based independent property developer Loxton for just over £2m. The 30,250 sq ft three-storey building is now to be renamed York...

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Grundon appointed by Bristol Zoo Project operator as it ramps up expansion of conservation area

June 4, 2024
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Grundon appointed by Bristol Zoo Project operator as it ramps up expansion of conservation area

Conservation and education charity Bristol Zoological Society has chosen Grundon as its waste management partner as it continues to develop a new, world-class zoo on the city’s outskirts. The three-year contract on the Bristol Zoo Project near Cribbs Causeway includes waste management and recycling services in anticipation of a...

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Key themes of integrity, values and purpose in leadership to be explored at high-profile event

May 31, 2024
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Key themes of integrity, values and purpose in leadership to be explored at high-profile event

Senior figures from the worlds of business, sport and charity will share their perspectives on leading with integrity and purpose at an event hosted by the University of Bath’s School of Management. Taking place in The Forum in central Bath on Wednesday 3 July, Leadership Dialogues @Bath is organised by...

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New £11.5m security scanners will make Bristol Airport one of first to end 110ml liquid hand luggage rule

May 30, 2024
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New £11.5m security scanners will make Bristol Airport one of first to end 110ml liquid hand luggage rule

Passengers using Bristol Airport will be able to leave mobile phones, laptops and liquids in their hand luggage from next month thanks to a £11.5m in next-generation security scanners. The airport will be one of the first in the UK to meet a government deadline to have the new...

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Deals involving defence training company and onshore wind farm completed by Osborne Clarke teams

May 29, 2024
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Deals involving defence training company and onshore wind farm completed by Osborne Clarke teams

Lawyers in international legal practice Osborne Clarke’s Bristol office have advised on two major deals in the defence and renewables sectors. The firm advised the shareholders of defence sector simulation and training specialist Mabway on its disposal to a Canadian firm and supported the sale of a UK onshore...

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Pub-to-business hub plan for disused 19th century inn drawn up by Bristol development company

May 29, 2024
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Pub-to-business hub plan for disused 19th century inn drawn up by Bristol development company

Bristol property development and architecture firm Studio Hive has drawn up ambitious plans to transform a derelict 19th century pub into offices, homes, a business hub and a licensed cafe/coffee shop. Once used as a temperance inn for workers at the nearby Tyntesfield Estate,  Grade II listed The Battleaxes...

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Long-term £130m deal to get giant Scottish wind farm up and running supported by Burges Salmon team

May 29, 2024
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Long-term £130m deal to get giant Scottish wind farm up and running supported by Burges Salmon team

A cross-firm team of lawyers from Bristol-headquartered Burges Salmon has advised on a major wind farm project in the Scottish Highlands with the capacity to bring green power to more than 40,000 homes. Burges Salmon provided banking, finance, energy, real estate, planning and construction expertise to Export Development Canada...

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Bristol’s role as top location for TV and movie production earns it coveted global City of Film title

May 24, 2024
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Bristol’s role as top location for TV and movie production earns it coveted global City of Film title

Bristol has been crowned ‘City of Film’ in a major international awards scheme in recognition of its “outstanding and sustainable work” in the industry. Judges for the 2024 Global Productions Awards named Cary Grant, Sir David Attenborough and Aardman Animations among their reasons for awarding the accolade to Bristol –...

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